One thing I asked of the Lord;
this I seek:
to live in the house of the Lord
all the days of my life,
to behold the beauty of the Lord,
and to enquire in his temple.
MONASTERY GUEST HOUSE
Sleeping up to 5 persons (4 beds), the Monastery Guest Cottage is a modern, fully equipped, self-catering cottage. Privately located 200m from the monastery building, it affords guests space to retreat or vacation in the area. Guests are welcome to explore the monastery grounds and to make the most of the North from this central location.
ST PETER’S RETREAT WING
Saint Peter’s Retreat Wing is a 1970s, 3 room self-catering space that retreatants occupy for the duration of their stay. On the second floor of the main monastery building, it has a private entrance and sleeps 1-2 persons in 2 king-single beds overlooking the forest and pool size fish pond. There is a small kitchenette for retreatants use only, with fridge, stove/oven, microwave, and sink. The bedroom has a basic ensuite shower and toilet.
The wing leads into the main monastery monks’ and nuns’ residence on the other side of a locked doorway. The monastery is a place of quietude and contemplation. Guests are expected to be in spiritual retreat. While there is wifi in the building, silence when using electronic devices is appreciated. And the main television in the wing is not for use.
Guests are welcome to attend the sung liturgy twice daily, and if baptised, partake of the Holy Communion in the monastery Sanctuary.
Minimum retreat stay is 5 days.
Suggested Donation: $85 per person per night.
To tell us about your retreat and to arrange a stay, please email firstname.lastname@example.org